Davos is located in the Eastern Switzerland in Graubunden canton. This town (12 000 inhabitants) is famous not only as a ski resort, but also as a place of international meetings. Every year Congress Center hosts important events that gather politicians, businessmen, scientists, and cultural workers from all the continents. Rest in Davos is not only sports, but also introduction to Swiss cultural traditions.
Bars, restaurants, night clubs, discos and cinemas are always waiting for the guests. Concerts and theater performances are regularly held in Davos’s halls. It has several museums (museum of local lore, winter sports, dolls and toys, and others). Streets with innumerable shop windows rejoice those who enjoy shopping.
Those who love active rest are proposed fishing, curling and skating, squash and badminton, training in gyms and riding lessons in new riding-halls, horse sled rides. There is an ice palace near the sport center. Resting here one may become the fan of the World Cup ski races, the Spengler Cup hockey tournaments, skate races or snowboarding. Davos is really “an Alpine dream”.
The skiing region of Davos is divided into seven areas, the most famous is Parsenn. The most famous Parsenn trail leads from the top of Weissfluh (2844 m) to Küblis (12 000 m, elevation change 2030 m). Hohenweg – Davos and Weissfluh pass – Wolfgang pass are difficult trails. The region provides all the opportunities for beginners, intermediate skiers and professionals. Klosters resort is located near Davos, the ski-pass is valid.
Resort elevation: 1560 – 2844 m
Season duration: November end – April end
Number of lifts: 55 (Davos/Klosters)
Length of trails: 310 km, 5 ski arenas
Length of cross country trails: 75 km
More difficult: 43%
Most difficult: 38%
For snowboarders: tracks in every area, half-pipe, schools
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